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Can Virginity Be Defined Outside The Context Of Sex?

The Annunciation by Bartolomé-Esteban Murillo (1617 – 1682)

One thing that has become more obvious as I’ve gotten older is that I do not like my identity as a person to be dependent on whether or not I have had sex. 563 more words


Homily for Sunday OT 26 B – If your hand causes you to stumble...

Num 11:25-29
Ps 19   R/. The precepts of the Lord are right, and give joy to the heart.
Jam 5:1-6
Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48

In our Gospel reading for today the Lord Jesus uses very strong imagery: … 723 more words


The heart of darkness

Indifference tolls the knell of  humankind

So easy just to turn our eyes  away

We often self deceive   or  mimic  blind;

So Hitler goosestepped  while  foolish Pope  but prayed… 77 more words


Truth vs Lie

A bait was prepared with sugar coated lies,
To trap an innocent and strangle him until he dies.
At first, the innocent couldn’t recognize the false; 135 more words


Taking Personal Inventory

“You can take only your own inventory, never anyone else’s!” remains a bedrock tenet  for any who seek the serenity promised by 12 Step programs. I pushed the limit yesterday in my assessment of Archbishop Neinstedt’s appearance in First Class. 485 more words


Fall has come

It’s crazy to think the summer has gone by so fast and that we are into October already. I can’t ever come to this time of year without thinking “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers”. 126 more words